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Tide clobbers Pioneers by 24

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 Galax roared out of the blocks and took a 19-point halftime lead, thumping Fort Chiswell 81-57 in a Mountain Empire District game Wednesday in Galax.

The Maroon Tide (9-2 overall, 2-1 district) outscored the Pioneers 28-16 in the second quarter to take a 44-25 lead into the half. Five Maroon Tide players combined to sink nine 3-pointers on the night, including five by Justin Hash, who scored a game-high 25 points to go with seven assists. Deion George and Devae Goins each recorded a double-double, George with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Goins with 11 points and 10 boards. Michael Dunford and Jared Smith led Fort Chiswell (3-7, 1-1) with 16 and 12 points, respectively.   Fort Chiswell......9  16  20  12––57 Galax................16  28  18  19––81

Fort Chiswell (3-7, 1-1) Dunford 16, Mabe 4, Dean 3, Freeman 1, Cook 4, Crawford 2, Smith 12, Worrell 8, Gravley 7. Galax (9-2, 2-1) Hash 25, Brown 5, Cardwell 3, Martin 8, George 12, Cox 6, McKinney 8, Douglas 3, Goins 11. Three-point field goals – Fort Chiswell 8 (Dunford 4, Smith 2, Cook, Worrell), Galax 10 (Hash 5, Cardwell, Brown, George, Cox).

JV – Galax won in double-overtime.   GIRLS’ BASKETBALL   Fort Chiswell 49, Galax 41: The Pioneers and the Maroon Tide took turns having the hot hand, with Fort Chiswell pulling off a 49-41 win in an MED game Tuesday in Galax. The Maroon Tide (8-6, 1-1) was down by 10 after the first quarter, rallied into a 26-24 lead at halftime and trailed by six entering the fourth. Carlytta Hamm led all scorers with 22 points for Fort Chiswell (9-2, 1-1) and Nancy Thacker added 14. Bailey Shumate’s 12 points led Galax.   Fort Chiswell......17  7  13  12––49 Galax...................7  19  5   10––41

Fort Chiswell (9-2, 1-1) Crisley 1, Coffey 4, Whitt 2, Thacker 14, Whisman 4, Lawson 2, Hamm 22. Galax (8-6, 1-1) Shumate 12, Russell 3, White 8, Bryant 4, Cassell 3, Bobbitt 9, Cardwell 2.

Three-point field goals – Fort Chiswell 3 (Thacker 3), Galax 5 (Shumate 4, Cassell). JV – Galax 47-21.

Some information provided by Landmark News Service.